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Character Designer of Saint Seiya and Yu-Gi-Oh Passes Away

by dtshyk
Dec 1, 2011 11:46 PM | 89 Comments
According to Sponichi News, animator Araki Shingo passed away on December 1st due to acute heart failure. He was 72 years old. Araki entered Mushi Production in 1964 and established Gekiga art style in Kyojin no Hoshi and Ashita no Joe.

Araki's major works
Ashita no Joe (Graphic director)
Rose of Versailles (Character design and graphic director)
Cutey Honey (Character design and graphic director)
Majokko Megu-chan (Character design and graphic director)
Saint Seiya (Character design and graphic director)
Kindaichi Shounen no Jikenbo (Character design)
Yu-Gi-Oh! (Character Design)
Yu-Gi-Oh! Duel Monsters (Character Design)

Source: Sponichi Annex

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Dec 15, 2011 7:22 PM by jerseys22

Looking at the characters of Zexal, makes me appreciate the work he did. I mean he practically put Yugi's hair on the map.

Dec 5, 2011 5:56 PM by punkster90

sucks man

Dec 5, 2011 12:09 AM by Valkyrie-Ryu

Rest in peace, sir.

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Dec 4, 2011 11:37 PM by Oyakatasama4ever

Aww! D: RIP.

Dec 4, 2011 6:52 PM by TEWG

Aw that sucks, R.I.P.!

Dec 4, 2011 2:53 PM by OriginANIME

Rest in Peace

Dec 4, 2011 1:21 PM by Valwin

You will be remembered for all the amazing works you've left behind.

RIP Araki Shingo.

Dec 4, 2011 7:58 AM by blue-y

Oh noooooo he was awesome. I loved the art of Yu-Gi-Oh. God rest his soul. RIP

Dec 4, 2011 7:19 AM by Setsuna200

R.I.P =(

Dec 4, 2011 7:08 AM by Misaola

may u go somewher peacefully R.I.P

Dec 4, 2011 7:02 AM by gundamprecurepro

RIP x.x

Dec 4, 2011 5:25 AM by LinkRaider

RIP dear sir.

I'll never forgot the childhood I had with Yu Gi Oh and the rest...

Dec 4, 2011 3:42 AM by MysticHrist

Never really been a fan of Yu-Gi-Oh, but I know it's a great anime/manga. Sad that the designer of it passed away.

Dec 3, 2011 11:03 PM by xBubblePop

May he rest in peace.

Dec 3, 2011 10:31 PM by soulless4now

sad face. RIP ;_;

Dec 3, 2011 10:08 PM by Angel_Beats


Rest in peace ol' man.

Dec 3, 2011 9:59 PM by ChronosXIII


His artwork will always be a part of my childhood memories!

Dec 3, 2011 5:45 PM by Rayyy

Yu Gi Oh is nothing without it's crazy haired protagonists.

Dec 3, 2011 4:33 PM by Paul

didn't like his hair, too crazy.

but not happy that he died

Dec 3, 2011 3:52 PM by GodlyKyon

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